Top areas in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is headquarters to numerous oil companies and is reputed to have the highest concentration of the world’s wealth. All visitors arrive via Abu Dhabi International Airport and taxis and shuttle buses connect travelers to the city’s hotels and resorts.
For those not traveling on business, shopping is most arguably the main attraction of Abu Dhabi city. While Marina Mall is one of the city's luxurious shopping centers, a more authentic experience is found in the crowded local souks.
Most visitors are in Abu Dhabi for a few days of shopping before or after a longer vacation, though the city is fast becoming a popular weekend destination for European tourists. Hotel accommodation in Abu Dhabi is often booked up during busy times, so travelers should reserve a room well ahead of time if visiting during the peak vacation seasons.
Abu Dhabi is a dazzling metropolis featuring the highest in luxury and decadence. The city also has thousands of parks and gardens as well as waterfront attractions such as the Abu Dhabi Public Beach, making it possible for locals and tourists to experience some natural beauty in the midst of the skyscrapers.
Find out where more of the hotels, attractions, and must-see destinations of Abu Dhabi are located by exploring the interactive map on this page.